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15.0 > System > bitmapfont2ttf (20200215_03529d2)

bitmapfont2ttf (convert bitmap BDF fonts to vector TTF)

bitmapfont2ttf is a fontforge Python script which autotraces the glyphs
in a bitmap font and converts it to a vector (outline) TrueType font.
The resulting font retains its "pixelated" look when scaled up to any

bitmapfont2ttf is a bit picky about the BDF fonts it will accept as
input. This build includes a patch that allows it to work with fonts
produced by psf2bdf (from psftools). The patch is applied by default,
but you can export PRISTINE=yes in the environment if you really don't
want it.

If you're trying to convert a PCF font, use pcf2bdf to turn it into a
BDF first.

If you're looking for exact-autotrace, it's included in this build.

This requires: fontforge

Maintained by: B. Watson
Keywords: bdf2ttf,exact-autotrace,psftools,truetype
ChangeLog: bitmapfont2ttf


Source Downloads:
bitmapfont2ttf-20200215_03529d2.tar.xz (5f4ab36a5d56c79e28ce38841f063bdc)

Download SlackBuild:
bitmapfont2ttf.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 15.0

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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